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Stranded in time. Andrew Clark and the language of WW1

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This paper examines the stranding of Andrew Clark’s real-time record of the language of WW1, in ways which explore both his own sense of failure (the project remained unrevised and incomplete) as well as the arresting achievement it still presents. Archived in the Bodleian Library, Oxford are almost 100 notebooks and files—many headed ‘English Words in War-Time’, replete with carefully dated slips, provenance, annotation, and alphabetic or thematic organization. It remain an almost entirely n...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/978-3-030-64300-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Sub department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3880-1052

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Aalborg University
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Institution:
Stockholm University
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Editor
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Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Series:
New directions in book history
Host title:
Stranded encyclopedias and dictionaries, 1700–2000: Exploring unfinished, unpublished, unsuccessful encyclopedic projects
Chapter number:
8
Place of publication:
Basingstoke
Publication date:
2021-03-23
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EISBN:
9783030643003
ISBN:
9783030642990
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1107788
Local pid:
pubs:1107788
Deposit date:
2020-06-01

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